Decay watch: 2000 Dec 24

From: Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Date: Sun Dec 24 2000 - 12:10:27 PST

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    A Happy Christmas to all SeeSaters :)
    
    SpaceCom has released the first decay notice for the Mao 1 rocket...
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    Object: #4392 = 70- 34 B = Mao 1 Long March 1 rocket
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                   UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    
    SpaceCom   Dec 24 16:36     Dec 28 06:35 +-2d        25.8 N   154.5 E
    SatEvo     Dec 24 19:00     Dec 28 17:09 +-1d
    
    Latest elset:
    Mao 1 r          4.0  2.0  0.0  6.2 d  5.2       309 x 252 km
    1 04392U 70034B   00359.33657262  .01860541  21210-2  38308-2 0  4580
    2 04392  68.3008 193.2675 0042129 121.5212 239.1596 15.97824884520660
    
    SatEvo prediction: see my Decay watch page
    
    Note: This is in sunlight all around its orbit.
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    Alan
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